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NRF predicts 4 percent increase in holiday sales

The National Retail Federation estimates that retail sales in the months of November and December will reach $630.5 billion this year.


WJA hosting ‘speed mentoring’ event

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with industry professionals to get advice and insight on their careers, businesses or ideas.


Stuller acquires CAD software company

Stuller Inc. now owns Barcelona-based TDM Solutions, which has created jewelry-making software including RhinoGold.


National Jeweler’s top 5 Instagram posts

In honor of the social network’s fifth anniversary, National Jeweler takes a look at that five posts that have resonated the most with its followers.


First look: The return of ‘A Diamond is Forever’

De Beers’ new Forevermark commercials, which include the iconic tagline “A Diamond is Forever,” will begin airing in the U.S. early next month. Watch it here.


Study: Consumers to spend more this holiday season

Abstract: An NPD Group study found that this year, consumers plan to spend more money for holiday gifts than they did last year.


Joe Thompson to receive Lifetime Achievement award

Jewelers of America announced Wednesday that WatchTime Editor-in-Chief Joe Thompson will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Gem Awards.


Designer’s Diary: Starting Out, Part II

In part two of a two-part diary entry, Jacqueline Stone gives budding designers guidance on photographers, consultants, manufacturers and more. 


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